Fulfilment Manager jobs
One of the most important roles in the customer satisfaction drive, the fulfilment manager is in charge of making sure clients’ orders are received on time and that they get the correct orders. With some high-pressure industries such as construction, this could not be more important as many construction contractors use just-in-time deliveries to cut down on on-site storage; but it is vital that all the components arrive in the correct order.
Working with a team of consultants, the fulfilment manager will oversee every delivery from warehouse to customer, ensuring that the orders make it out on time. Sometimes clients will alter their orders, and it will be the fulfilment manager’s ultimate responsibility to make sure the IT system is kept up to date to reflect changes. As the actual orders will be processed by his or her team in the office and the warehouse, good management is required to keep things running smoothly using a light touch.
When errors do occur, the fulfilment manager will be responsible for its rectification; this might involve meeting the client to discuss compensation and giving assurances that the issue has been systematically removed.
The skills required
All conversations and communications with clients will need to be logged and acted upon, and as this will be done digitally, it will be absolutely necessary for the fulfilment manager to be comfortable with a range of IT solutions, particularly CRM systems and similar. Records of communications might be required to be pulled out in an instant should there be a dispute.
The role also requires great communication skills and an ability to work under pressure, as the time-sensitive nature of many of the deliveries will make failure expensive and could potentially harm the employer/client relationship.
Fulfilment Manager Jobs in Gloucestershire
A county in the south-west of England, Gloucestershire shares borders with a number of counties - including Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire and Somerset - as well as Wales.
Various towns and cities are located here, such as Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Tewkesbury and Cirencester, and it offers a wealth of choice for those seeking Fulfilment Manager vacancies.
For much of its past, this region has been agricultural, with market towns trading wool and dairy products. During the Industrial Revolution, textile making and cloth production became important to the local economy, and the canal network helped to make transport around the area easier.
These days, the service sector and tourism are both important for the area. Gloucestershire serves as a financial centre, home to companies like Cheltenham & Gloucester and Ecclesiastical Insurance, and it also has a number of aerospace companies like the Gloster Aircraft Company and GE-Aviation.
There's a large amount of light industry, with products being manufactured in Gloucestershire including foods and electronics.
The Government Communications Headquarters, also known as GCHQ, is located in Cheltenham, while a number of colleges and universities are also based within Gloucestershire.
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